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Tips To Paint Like the Pros

Ah, winter - that fateful time when everything goes into hibernation mode. As much as you may feel like curling up with a warm blanket and (numerous) cups of coffee until it’s all over, winter can be the ideal time to give your home a makeover with an awesome new colour palette.

5 Ways to wow your guests at the door

We’ve all been invited to a friend’s home for the first time only to be utterly astonished by the place before you’ve even stepped inside. Well, fear not! Regardless of if you live in a downtown condo or an urban townhouse, these five inviting entryway ideas can help you to show off your wonderful abode to any guests that enter your home.

Cleaning Up After the Festivities

With the holidays just around the corner, you’ll likely be getting lots of guests coming in and out of your home. As exciting as it can be to have friends and family gather, it can be a headache to clean up after it’s all said and done. 

If you’re already dreading the future cleanup, here are some helpful tips to get your home sparkling after Thanksgiving dinner, and beyond.

Easy Holiday Decorating Tips

The weather is getting colder, the days are getting shorter and the holidays are right around the corner. Our initial thought is to panic and think about all of the work around the house that has to be done; working within a deadline and a budget can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be!

Here are some tips on how to deck the halls without breaking the bank at the mall:

1.    Pick a theme

Liven Up Your Space with More Green

The home is meant to be a living space and it should feel (for the most part) like it’s alive. Now that we’ve reached the summer solstice, nature is thriving and the trees, plants and flowers are lush. However, there’s no need to be wary when we inevitably say goodbye to summer because you don’t have to rely on the outdoors to utilize this fresh green energy.

Essential Guide To Redecorating Your Finished Basement

Taking on a redecorating project can be intimidating, especially when it comes to your basement. Basements are generally known as a dark, damp place that we use for storage but that doesn’t have to be the case! Follow these steps to turn your basement into a place where you look forward to coming home to:

1) Brighten Your Space With Lights

5 Ways To Make Your Small Space Look Bigger

You don’t have to feel confined in your small space. Here are five tips to follow make you feel more open, comfortable and relaxed in your home.

1. Rely On Mirrors

5 Tips for Cutting Home Heating Costs

As soon as the colder weather returns, the heat is on. The moment that the days get shorter and the hot, sunny days of summer become a distant memory, many homeowners may find that their home heating costs start racking up bill after bill. So how can you keep your family comfortable during the fall and winter months without spending a fortune on your heating?
 

Going Back to Basics for Fall

Fall is undeniably one of the most gorgeous times of the year. We are naturally drawn to the vibrant colours that the season has to offer, and it signals the change of weather so that we can gradually prepare for cooler temperatures. The best way to alter your home décor for fall is to allow nature to be your muse!

3 Easy Home Cleaning Hacks

We live in a greener, more health-conscious world - one that is looking for better and easier ways of achieving a cleaner planet. Although you may be using greener, healthier products for your home, how do you keep it simple? Is there a way that you can ensure that you’ll save time and money while achieving a spotless home, leaving behind as little waste as possible?

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